“Me and My Community” Train the Trainer Course

Training for you to deliver a fun and friendly course that enables local parents to become involved in supporting others in their community.

Posted: 06/11/2014

Aims of the course: the aim of the “train the trainer” course is to
build a team of local trainers who can deliver the 10 session Me and My
Community Course to local parents.

Outline “Train the Trainer” course content: 

  1. Purpose
    of the Me and My Community Course and how it is designed;
  2. The
    value of the Me and My Community Course as a first step into volunteering;
  3. Exploring
    how delivering the course fits with the local practice area;
  4. Recruiting
    local parents onto the course (advertising and enrolment);
  5. Course
    content and planning;
  6. Learning
    styles and key facilitation skills;
  7. Practicing
    delivering the key group exercises and activities;
  8. Offering
    informal mentoring to steer parents in the right direction;
  9. Supporting
    parents to learn reflection skills;
  10. Ongoing
    learning and volunteering pathways for participating parents.

 Length of the course and commitment required: 2 x
2-days plus an additional day when you have delivered your own course.

Committed to co-facilitating one Me and My Community Course within six
months of completing the two day training.

The course is free of charge but organisations need to commit to
releasing staff to undertake the train the trainer and commit to enabling the
staff to then use their new skills to deliver a Me and My Community course
within Lewisham and within 6 months of undertaking the train the trainer.

More information and application form is attached

Dates: 1st 
and 2nd July and 8th and 9th of July 10
– 4 Venue TBC

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